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Herman "Rex" Cobble, 88, of Georgetown, passed away at 3:45 p.m., Monday, Dec. 18, 2017, at his home. He was born Aug. 18, 1929, in Libertyville, Ind., the son of Floyd and Clarice (Swaim) Cobble. He was united in marriage to Martha Butler on June 18, 1955, at the VA Chapel in Danville. She will miss him dearly.
Also surviving are his son, Herman "Rex" (Teresa) Cobble; his daughters, Paula (Kenneth) Ray, Pamela Blue and Patricia Cobble; his 13 grandchildren; and his 28 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, an infant brother and infant sister.
Rex was a proud veteran of the U.S. Marines. He was a member of the American Legion Post No.51 of Westville. He enjoyed gardening and loved being with his family. He will be lovingly remembered by all who knew him.
A celebration of Rex's life will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, Dec. 22, 2017, at Sunset's Houghton-Leasure Funeral Home, 200 E. West Street, Georgetown, with Pastor James Blue officiating. Visitation will be held 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Friday prior to the service at the funeral home. He will be laid to rest in Danville National Cemetery with military rites conducted by the American Legion Post No. 210. Memorial donations may be given in his name to American Heart Association. Please join his family in sharing memories through his Tribute Wall at www.sunsetfuneralhome.com.
Published on December 19, 2017
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